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Which of the two curves exhibits exponential growth?
A
B
Neither
A and B
Which of the two curves exhibits carrying capacity?A
A
B
A and B
Neither
What is the carrying capacity of curve B?
1000
1200
0
26
In which generation does this population reach it's carrying capacity?
26
20
30
10
For what type of organism is the carrying capacity shown?
Type your answer exactly as it is shown on the graph
Select all possible reasons the population decreased after 1990 after it had reached it's carrying capacity.
Food in the area was depleted
The area experienced a drought
More plant life sprouted in the area
There was an increase in predators
The curve displayed on the graph is called a(n) ________ curve.
logistic
logarithmic
linear
exponential
Time is represented on which axis?
dependent
independent
vertical
The number of individuals is represented on the ________ axis
dependent
independent
horizontal
At which section on the curve, is the population increase at the fastest rate?
Before A
Between A and B
After B
At which section on the curve, is the population leveling off?
Before A
Between A and B
After B
At which section on the curve, has the population reached it's carrying capacity?
Before A
Between A and B
After B
What would happen to the growth curve if the temperature suddenly dropped, thus making the environment less than ideal for this organism?
The population curve would drop
The curve would go up
It would have no effect on the population.
What type of limiting factor would a drop in temperature that makes the environment unsuitable for the population be considered?
Density Independent Limiting Factor
Density Dependent Limiting Factor
What would happen to the growth curve if a pollutant were introduced into this environment?
The population curve would drop
The curve would go up
It would have no effect on the population.
What type of limiting factor is pollution?
Density Independent Limiting Factor
Density Dependent Limiting Factor
What would happen to the growth curve if a new predator were introduced into this environment?
The population curve would drop
The curve would go up
It would have no effect on the population.
A new predator being introduced into the area would be considered what kind of limiting factor?
Density independent limiting factor
Density dependent limiting factor
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